Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: India-Iran

Modi govt’s major tool to save India from US-Iran conflict’s fallout – 2020 Budget

India, which enjoys cordial relations with both Iran and US, must delicately balance its stressed economy as global events spin out of control.

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar to embark on two-day visit to Iran from Sunday

Jaishankar is expected to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani days after the US provided a rare exemption to India from sanctions on the Chabahar port in Iran.

Iran wants India to resume oil imports, says US sanctions unilateral decision

Iranian Ambassador to India Ali Chegeni has said Tehran may look at other markets to procure soymeal, rice if India does not resume normal trade ties with Iran.

18 Indians aboard British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran after ‘collision’ with boat

Stena Bulk, which owns the tanker, said they were unable to contact the ship seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran hopes new govt in India will resume oil purchases, says envoy Ali Chegeni

India, the second largest buyer of Iranian oil, halted imports from the country this month after a US deadline against continued crude trade kicked in.

With US lifting waiver on oil import, how will India salvage ties with Iran?

Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in New Delhi Tuesday, less than two weeks after the US ended the exemptions from sanctions granted to India to import oil from Iran.

Inside India’s barrel of concerns: US sanctions, alternative to Iran oil and good old ties

There are a number of strategic reasons why India wants to continue buying Iranian oil in spite of other options available.

India may seek extension of 4 November deadline for oil import from Iran

India is hoping to get a waiver from US sanctions as it cut down oil import from Iran in the last few months.

India has no plans to import oil from Iran in November as US sanctions loom

India, the second largest buyer of Iranian oil, hasn’t asked for any cargoes for November. Final purchase decisions are due early October.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.